Arlene D. Hanks

Arlene D. Hanks

Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Recognized since 2012

Charlotte, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Copyright Law

Trademark Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Trademark Law
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Arlene Hanks manages the Trademark group, and boasts extensive experience in domestic and international trademark prosecution and protection, and in copyright, intellectual property licensing and transactional work for diverse clients.

Arlene aids clients in developing branding strategies, maximizing brand investment and protecting and policing brands globally, working with an extensive worldwide network of foreign counsel.

She also assists clients in intellectual property licensing and establishing global inter-company licensing structures for corporate families. Arlene handles intellectual property disputes and conducts IP due diligence in mergers, acquisitions and credit facilities.

She serves as general trademark counsel for numerous global companies across a wide spectrum of industries.

Contact & Links


  • 100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
    Charlotte, NC 28202-4003


  • North Carolina Central University , J.D., graduated 1996
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, BS, graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1996

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Trademark Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Trademark Law, Raleigh (2016)
  • Trademark Law, Raleigh (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Copyright Law
  • Trademark Law

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